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Andre Duvall, at North Hamilton County Council Meeting, Thursday, July 20, 11:45-1 p.m. at Budweiser. Cost is $10.

Stephen Black, Impact America, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, July 20, noon at the Convention Center.

Brian Boyd, Odd Story Brewing Company (tentative), at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, July 21, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Mayor Jim Coppinger, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, July 24, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

Senator Bo Watson, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, July 27, noon at the Convention Center.

Former Congressman Zach Wamp, at Pachyderm Club Of Hamilton County, Monday, July 31, noon at The International Towing and Recovery Museum, 3315 Broad St. Lunch buffet is $13. RSVP to rsvppachy@gmail.com whether eating or not.

State Senator Todd Gardenhire at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 1, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Tom Matthews, a long-time resident of Walden, on “When the Mississippi River Ran Upstream,” at The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 1 p.m. at the Walden Town Hall, 1836 Taft Hwy. The meeting will begin with refreshments followed at 1:30 with the business meeting and program. Guests are welcome at the meeting.

Congressman Jim Cooper, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 3, noon at the Convention Center.

John Ingraham, ED Chattanooga fellow 21st Century, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Aug. 4, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Mayor Andy Berke, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 8, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Terry Hart, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 10, noon at the Convention Center.

Nathan Higdon, Appalachian distric governor elect, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Aug. 11, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Congressman Chuck Fleishman, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Aug. 15, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

Deborah Alexander-Davis, district governor, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 17, noon at the Convention Center.

Governor Bill Haslam, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Aug. 24, noon at the Convention Center.

Tom Arth, UTC football coach, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 7, noon at the Convention Center.

Eddie Yancy/Mary Helen Montgomery, A Tale of Two Cities, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 8, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Kevin Beirne, executive director of Bethel Bible Village, at Downtown Kiwanis Club, Tuesday, Sept. 12, noon at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.

John Meacham, Penguin Random House, at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 14, noon at the Convention Center.

Honorable Tom Greenholtz, Hamilton County drug court, at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 15, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.

Rebecca Hargrove, TN Lottery Education Corp., at Chattanooga Rotary Club, Thursday, Sept. 21, noon at the Convention Center.

Zach Wamp, IssueOne (tentative), at The Chattanooga Civitan Club, Friday, Sept. 22, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bessie Smith Hall, 200 E Martin L King Blvd.


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Saturday was another record-breaking day for runners in Chattanooga and we aren’t talking about the heat and humidity. It was the third-annual Scenic City Scorcher two-mile race held in flat and fast Heritage Landing where 48 of the 120 participants broke a Tennessee state record for their particular age. Christian Thompson was the overall winner for the second-straight year ... (click for more)

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